Complex media storage computer systems are employed by broadcasters, digital cinemas, digital signage, and other business and entertainment venues to capture, store and retrieve moving media content on systems that will preserve the original integrity of the content over time and technological transition. This book provides detailed information related to the concepts, applications, implementation and interfaces of video file servers, intelligent storage systems, media asset management services, content distribution networks, and mission critical platforms.
A tutorial and case example approach is taken to facilitate a thorough understanding of the technologies, using numerous illustrations, tables and examples. The text and appendices are designed to provide easy to access valuable reference and historical information.
A focus on the media serving concepts and principles employed at the enterprise level
Practical and technological summaries of the applications and linkages between media asset management and storage technologies for studio, television, and media production workflows
Illustrations, standards, tables, and practical summaries serve as handy reference tools
From the Back Cover
A practical guide to the implementation of state-of-the-art media storage systems.
Keep your media assets organized, searchable, protected, and immediately accessible with a clear understanding of the technical concepts and best practice workflows for deploying storage systems for media servers. Information is organized to focus on the principles of storage, collaborative workflow, compressed video and media formats, and associated topics that use file based workflows. A thorough understanding of the technologies is provided, accompanied by numerous illustrations, tables, examples, glossaries and additional reading suggestions.
The text and appendices are designed to provide easy to access valuable reference and historical information.
Paperback: 652 pages
Publisher: Focal Press (April 2011)
File Size: 16.7 MiB